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Francis Ford Coppola and Mario Puzo Delve into The Godfather Screenplay

By Cameron Cubbison · March 21, 2015

Francis Ford Coppola and Mario Puzo go deep into their collaboration on The Godfather script and what tactics made it successful.

The writing duo also discusses their private meetings in Reno that detail a typical Coppola jumping back and forth with himself about what scenes work best.

Use this as a quick brain picking into one of the best screenwriters ever to see how he edits not only on paper, but in his mental vision of what the story should look like.